Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies meet in Game 2 of the series

Atlanta Braves (43-32, second in NL East) vs Philadelphia Phillies (39-36, third in NL East)

Philadelphia; Wednesday, 7:05 p.m. EDT

Pitching Prospects: Brave: Kyle Wright (8-4, 3.18 ERA, 1.17 whip, 92 strikeouts); Phillies: Ranger Suarez (6-4, 4.23 ERA, 1.48 WHIP, 57 strikeouts)

fanduel sportsbook Line: Brave -139, Phillies +119; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

Bottom line: The Atlanta Braves lead 1-0 in a three-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies.

Philadelphia has gone 19-18 at home and 39-36 on aggregate. The Phillies went 22–11 in games when they did not miss a home run.

Atlanta holds a 19–15 record in road games and a 43–32 overall. The Braves are second in MLB play with 113 total home runs, averaging 1.5 per game.

The teams will meet on Wednesday for the sixth time this season. The Braves lead 3-2 in the season series.

Top Performer: Rhys Hoskins has 13 doubles, two triples, 13 home runs and 37 RBIs, with .246 hits for the Phillies. Alec Bohm is 11-for-40 with three doubles in the last 10 games.

Austin Riley is second on the Braves with 35 extra base hits (16 doubles, one triple and 18 home runs). Dansby Swanson is 15-for-43 with two doubles, four home runs and six RBIs in the last 10 games.

Last 10 games: Phillies: 5-5, .206 batting average, 3.99 ERA, outscore by seven runs

Brave: 6-4, .251 batting average, 4.05 ERA, beat opponents by three runs

Injuries: Phillies: Zack Eflin: 15-Day IL (Knee), Damon Jones: 60-Day IL (Shoulder), Bryce Harper: 10-Day IL (Thumb), Conor Brogdon: 10-Day IL (Covid), Gene Segura : 60-Day IL (Finger), Nick Matton: 10-Day IL (Shoulder), Ryan Sheriff: 60-Day IL (Shoulder), Sam Coonrod: 60-Day IL (Shoulder), Kent Emanuel: 60-Day IL (Shoulder) Elbow), Jojo Romero: 60-day IL (elbow)

Brave: Kenley Jensen: 15-Day IL (Heart), Ronald Acuna Jr.: Day-Day (Leg), Luke Jackson: 60-Day IL (Elbow), Ozzy Albiz: 60-Day IL (Leg), Eddie Rosario: 60 -Day IL (eye), Manny Pina: 60-Day IL (Wrist), Tyler Matzek: 15-Day IL (Shoulder), Jay Jackson: 60-Day IL (Latitude), Mike Soroka: 60-Day IL (Achilles) , kirby yates: 60-day IL (elbow)

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